Tuesday, September 22, 2020
D iabetes is such a broad topic! I have personally noticed that the general public doesn’t know much about it, other than “you have to be on insulin.” Or, “you got it because you’re fat.” Both are incorrect. So, I have chosen...
Congrats! You've matched. What should you expect as First-Year Family Medicine Resident family medicine! Welcome to the best position in the world! You must be thrilled! But right about now, you begin to have questions. First-Year Family Medicine Resident What...
              GPotassiume of Potassium Everyone always says, Health Benefits of Banana eat your bananas to get potassium of potassium.  But do any of potassium why potassium is so important?  I’ll give you a few. Lower risk...
Tips For First Year Of Family Medicine Residency: Congratulations! You've graduated medical school and MATCHED into a Family Medicine Residency Program. You made it! You've worked hard, taken your exams, and broken your booty to get to where you are...
As I was working in the ER, I honestly did not have enough time to truly evaluate how ‘social distancing’ affected people. Now that I am out of the ER, I have had some time to think.???? I have realized...
  w I've been dealing with this new COVID-19 for a few months now, and the media is not holding back.???? They are reporting possible symptoms; age ranges being affected, mortality rates.✔️ It is discussing "possible" treatment plans. "Treatments" including those which have...
T the western world is waking up to the powers and benefits of meditation. Today, you find yoga and meditation centers everywhere. The ancient oriental technique of concentration, controlling the mind, and thereby using its power is finding many...
It is still the flu season! I have been surrounded by flu for one entire month while on Urgent Care, so it is the perfect time to get this out there.   We're about to talk about what the flu is,...
Let’s talk about something I know we all love… SLEEP! 
F un fact on this royal virus. Corona means crown in Spanish. Huge hype right now, and people are kind of FREAKING OUT. But we need to CALM DOWN because being in a frenzy will not help anyone.  Sure this is...
This post is a bit different from my usual ones because I realized that daily life can't always be so rigid and information based.  I love to venture out of my niche once in a while and provide you...
Last month, I posted a story about what I would be making for dinner. I made the "lame" excuse that I was going to make STEAK because I needed some Iron.. then, I laughed it off, telling all of...
So you've submitted your application already! And now, you have an interview coming up, and you have NO IDEA how to prepare for it. What do you do? Well, there are a few things you CAN DO…, and then there...
ICU was my 1stblock as an intern!  As someone who had been OUT of the hospital setting for almost three years... You can say I was oh, I don't know. TERRIFIED! I may have done an ICU/CCU elective when I was in...
Are your joints getting stiffer? Is your back or neck pain troubling you? Are you struggling with an eating disorder or drug addiction? Do you face problems with concentration and decreased energy levels? Are you battling anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia,...
I  It is widely known that healthy eating has a significant impact on human health. What we put in our bowls and our bodies can significantly contribute to our health. The food we eat can notably manipulate our intestinal health,...
          ⭐️ We all have dreams. ⭐️ Even children have them. Dreams of becoming like mom or dad, of being a pilot/weatherman/doctor like my nephew lol.. like being a ballerina-food scientist-doctor like my niece.✓ And who are we? But the...
I'm about 3 days away from starting the Family Medicine Residency here in Alabama, so I've decided to write this post to help all of those who will be participating in the 2020 Match. Joining in the 2020 Match...
I have heard so many things about apple cider vinegar (ACV) recently that I've decided to look into it myself.  Not knowing enough about something doesn't deter me from sharing what I find... I look for excuses to jump into...
Baby, don't hurt me... kidding… HA! Though... What is love? It's such a powerful emotion!  And it's not specific to just one thing or person. You feel it for your pets, your friends, your family, significant others, and yourself!  Especially...
Recently, I have been asked a lot about something called Intermittent fasting (IF).  I went straight to the research to look for the possible benefits and adverse effects of such a diet. I don't think this kind of diet...
Being raised by a pilot turned realtor, and an interior designer became a realtor. I was taught early on that it's always about LOCATION!                  TRAVELING  is NO DIFFERENT! I have had the privilege...
When I started medical school, there are a few things I wish I had paid closer attention to.  We always say "in hindsight,"… as if somehow what we know now would have changed the outcome of the "then."  Let's...
BUT WHICH ONE??? T he choices are plenty.. so which one should you choose?  There is Olive oil or, as one of my favorite Food Network ladies, says, "EVOO" – "Extra Virgin Olive Oil" – Rachel Ray a little Oil to...
Doctors continuously tell you to engage in more physical activity because it's right for you. But why is it useful? Do you know?  I'm going to give you a few reasons why regular exercise is so essential to your health...
T he most popular sport in the USA! like as American Football About 1M high school, you wear. 70K collegiate and 2000 professional participants yearly. And yes, all physical activity is beneficial! And even team sports have beneficial effects on...
Bones and Their Health Osteoporosis. As some of you may know if you follow me on Instagram (@doctor.vero), I recently volunteered at the West Kendall Health Fair provided by DOCs and PHSA, which are two organizations from the University of Miami,...
What can I do that counts as strength training from home? Strength training social benefits. The harm of skipping strength training. Fitness indicators. The healthy adolescent should be able to…. Okay! There was lots of excellent food info in last week's video...
We're always being told we drink more water. It's right for you! Water and Its Benefits, Stay hydrated; it's right for you! But what is it suitable for?  Do you know some or even all the reasons?  Maybe you...
PINEAPPLES YOUR HEALTH & YOUR TASTE Pineapples are a great fruit.???? They are part of Polynesian cuisine. I love making pineapple rice with shrimp and paprika.  They are incredibly refreshing, ing, and I love pineapple juice! But I bet there are...
D id you guys know that the average American waits about 25 days before changing their bedsheets? If you're single, you wait about 37 days, and single men wait about 10 days more than women. WHAT? This sounds insane! But why is...
With every going on in the world today, from natural disasters to human-made disasters, I thought I would give you guys a little info on what is known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).   Most people think, oh yeah. Veterans have...
M  y decision to go on the 2 week trial of a vegan diet started after I watched the “What the Health” documentary on Netflix.  A lot of case reports, meaning people who gave their experiences, showed that health benefits and...
Things You Should Know About Me (About Dr. Vero) I  am a Doctor. Vero, and these are a few things you should know about me. Aside from being a doctor, I have started this youtube channel and owner of HealthLair.  A little...
Rabies is a viral disease that is usually spread to humans by contact with infected animals.  The virus waits in the salivary glands of the animal.  Once they bite someone, it travels into the broken skin and into the...

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